Escaping certain characters

Jan Danielsson jan.danielsson at
Sun Jul 31 12:20:35 CEST 2005

Jan Danielsson wrote:
>>In [3]: s.encode('string_escape')
>>Out[3]: 'Hello\\nWorld!'
>>In [4]: Out[3].decode('string_escape')
>>Out[4]: 'Hello\nWorld!'
>>Not *quite* what you asked for, but it ought to be close enough.
> That'll do just fine. Many thanks!

Hmm... On second thought, I need to escape more characters.

Is there no other way to escape characters in strings?

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